A heavy downpour has left massive damage to property and other infrastructure in Samfya District in Luapula Province.
Among the damaged infrastructure included government offices and most of the houses the roofs were blown off..
ZANIS reports that a survey conducted by District Commissioner Narson Bwalya in the District revealed that houses in areas such as Mano Ward in Bangweulu Constituency and Chisokone Secondary School in the area have been damaged.
And Mr. Bwalya said that the recent heavy rains have left several people homeless after their houses collapsed.
Mr. Bwalya said there was an urgent need for the Provincial Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit ( PDMMU ) to move in quickly to repair especially the damaged schools for the benefit of children in the area.
And Mano Ward Councilor James Kapilila has asked government to provide the internally displaced people with relief food and tents while they await to reconstruct their houses.